Exploring Sonic Landscapes A Review of Голос КАА’s ‘OP-1’ EP

Introducing “Голос КАА” and his latest EP, “OP-1,” a captivating musical journey that delves deep into the realms of hip-hop and experimental sounds. As a former member of the Saint Petersburg-based dark jazz project Fugu Quintet, Голос КАА has evolved his style and artistic vision, now based in Singapore and exploring new territories in music.


“OP-1” is a testament to Голос КАА’s innovative approach to music-making, as he crafted the entire EP using the minimalist portable OP-1 synthesizer. With the expertise of achernavsky in mixing and VLM in mastering, known for their work with renowned artists, the EP boasts a polished and immersive sonic experience. “Сквозь тернии к страху”: This opening track sets a captivating tone for the EP, blending vibey beats with introspective lyrics that delve into the depths of the human psyche. With subtle nods to Clipping and Death Grips, the track showcases a unique fusion of sounds and themes, inviting listeners on a journey of self-reflection and introspection. “Под ноги смотри!”: Transitioning seamlessly from an old-school vibe to an unexpected reggaeton beat, this track offers a cultural fusion that reflects the experiences of Russian expats adapting to life in Asia. The sampling of Vietnamese traditional instruments adds a layer of authenticity to the sound, while the lyrics explore themes of cultural adaptation and personal growth. “Оператор 1”: Closing the EP, “Оператор 1” offers a poignant reflection on the challenges and triumphs of creating hip-hop music in the modern landscape. With raw beats and unfiltered lyrics, Голос КАА shares insights into his own artistic journey, inviting listeners to ponder the complexities of the music industry and the pursuit of creative expression.

Among the tracks, “Сквозь тернии к страху” stands out for its powerful resonance and introspective depth. With haunting melodies and thought-provoking lyrics, the track encapsulates the essence of “OP-1” and invites listeners to immerse themselves in the raw emotion and creativity of Голос КАА’s music. As he continues to push the boundaries of hip-hop and experimental sounds, “Голос КАА” invites listeners to join him on a journey of artistic exploration and self-discovery through the captivating soundscape of “OP-1.”

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